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Ohio Restaurants and Bars Now Permitted to Sell Carry-Out Alcoholic Beverages

You will now be able to order an alcoholic beverage (or two) to wash down your takeout or delivery meal in Ohio, according to...

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Ohio Bought a Record 437,507 Gallons of Liquor the Week Gov. DeWine Ordered Bars and Restaurants Closed Due to Coronavirus

On the afternoon of Sunday, March 15, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced that all bars and restaurants in the state would have to close...

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LJ Shanghai Has Reopened for Takeout, Thank the Soup Dumpling Gods

Some welcome news as we head into the weekend: LJ Shanghai (3142 Superior Ave., 216-400-6936), which had been closed since March 16, has reopened for...

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Here's Bill Withers' Incredible Rock Hall Induction Speech in 2015

Take 20 minutes of your Friday or weekend and listen to Bill Withers' acceptance speech at the 2015 Rock Hall ceremony, largely considered to be...

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Buckeye Vodka Hosting Virtual Bartending Contest with Cash Prizes for Ohio Mixologists Laid-Off Because of COVID-19

Among other establishments facing temporary closure, the country’s restaurants and bars — and their bartenders and waitstaff — have taken one of the hardest...

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Ohio Restaurants Lost $700 Million in Sales in March Due to Coronavirus, 10% Foresee Closing Permanently in April

The numbers are somehow even more grisly than one might expect. In just the first three weeks of March, Ohio restaurants lost $698 million...

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Dave's Markets Buys Cleveland and Columbus Lucky's Market Locations

While Lucky's Markets filed for bankruptcy and the majority of its stores earlier this year, the Cleveland location remained open. This week, it got...

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Meijer to Install Plexiglass Shields to Combat Coronavirus

Michigan-based retailer Meijer announced Wednesday that it would be taking extra safety measures across its 248 supercenters as the coronavirus continues to sweep through...

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Trader Joe's Confidential: Employee Worries the Company Isn't Taking Coronavirus Safety Seriously

Editor’s Note: As the coronavirus pandemic escalated into a national crisis, grocery stores have become unexpectedly risky places to work. A Texan Trader Joe’s...

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Ohio Beer Sales Were Up 38% in the Week Before Coronavirus Shutdown

The Buckeye State saw the coronavirus pandemic coming and took, for the most part, necessary steps to provide for each other's safety as Ohioans...

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This Shit's No Joke: Waffle House Closes 418 Locations Due to Coronavirus, Including Some in Ohio

Waffle House, whose penchant for remaining open even in cases of natural disaster is so consistent that FEMA uses its rare closures to determine...

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Ushabu Offering Japanese-Style Fried Chicken Starting Tomorrow

Matt Spinner, like most other chefs in town, is trying just about anything he can to get Ushabu through this rough period, and starting tomorrow...

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Condado Tacos Offering $10 'Bud Boxes' for Carry-Out

Condado Tacos, a casual Mexican chain well-known for its build-your-own tacos and vibrant decor, is now offering a special combo. The restaurant recently announced...

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Cleveland Virtual Tip Jar Created to Help Local Service Industry Workers During COVID-19 Shutdown

The restaurant industry was on the front wave of the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, with cutbacks, closures and layoffs for our friends...

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Here Are the Cleveland Grocery Stores With Special Hours Set Aside for Seniors to Shop

Many retailers and grocery stores are setting aside select windows when they are restricting shoppers to seniors, those people who are among the most...

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Lakewood's Western Reserve Distillers Now Making Hand Sanitizer Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Joining other distillers around the country, Lakewood's Western Reserve Distillers is now making hand sanitizer as the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen. "Due to...

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Here's a List of Ohio Craft Brewers Offering Beer for Carry-Out and Delivery

After the Ohio Department of Health issued an order on March 15 to close all bars and restaurants to the public, many have been...

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West Side Market Vendors Now Offering Call-Ahead Ordering, Curbside Pickup

For all the concerns over how the city of Cleveland's red-taped, turtle-paced management of the West Side Market had slowed or hampered progress and...

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Geraci's Owner: "We Need to Stick Together, Support Local Business When We Can, Because We Don't Know Who's Coming Out of This"

Bucky Spoth is part of a third generation of family members who have been owners of Geraci's Restaurant, the University Heights Italian institution that expanded...

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Cleveland Chef Michael Symon Wants to Help You Cook Good Food at Home During the Coronavirus Shutdown

Cleveland's own Michael Symon has launched a series of free, live cooking demos this week to help people who are social distancing at home...

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Cleveland Restaurants and Bars May Have Closed, But These Places Still Offer Take-Out and Delivery

Don't worry, you won't have to exclusively cook at home for the foreseeable future in Ohio. Even though Ohio Gov. DeWine shut down all...

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